The Chiefs Pennant
``Also this book shows a standard (banner) for each clan. I have
never seen these before. Ours is blue/grey, gold, red, and white.
The left 1/5 contains a white "X" on the blue/grey.
The next 4 parts have a Rooster,
unicorn, muzzled bear upon a crown, and merimaid combing her hair and
looking into a mirror (wierd!). These 4 fields are separated with diagonal
stripes containing or Clan motto: "
Commit thy works unto God" Anyone have
an explanation for all of this?''
``According to Scotland, A Concise History
by Fitzroy Maclean, The "X" is St.
Andrew's cross. Unicorns were the animal of choice on the Scotland herald
until the union with England when one of the unicorns was replaced by a
``This banner you speak of is the Chiefs Pennant. It is only flown where
the Chief or his representative is present. I have never been able to get
an explanation of it, not even from the Chief. I imagine the Lord Lyon
would help.'' Kindest regards, David <firstname.lastname@example.org>